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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shangchuan, China

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shangchuan...

Shangchuan is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Shangchuan has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18.7°C (65.7°F) in January up to 28.9°C (83.9°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Shangchuan is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Shangchuan?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Shangchuan is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Shangchuan?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Shangchuan. The closest decent spot is Houbihu, which is almost 511.3km (317.6miles) away from Shangchuan. Click here to check out more information on Houbihu and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Jia le Shui, which is 517.7km (321.5miles) away from Shangchuan. Another surfspot is Jia le Shui, located approximately 517.7km (321.5miles) from Shangchuan.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Shangchuan. A beach that might be worth checking out is Rocky Bay Beach, which is 97.2km (60.4miles) away from Shangchuan. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Yalong Bay, approximately 318.5km (197.8miles) away from Shangchuan.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Shangchuan?

The water temperature around Shangchuan is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 19°C (66°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Shangchuan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Shangchuan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Shangchuan...

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